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had a merry one. thanks for joining us on this wednesday morning, i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. we had snow on christmas eve here, the south and midwest got hammered with severe weather yesterday. >> what's in store? here's meteorologist mike massco. mike, it's nice to have you here in the morning. >> thank you. it's nice to be here. you know, guys, i think we'll see some snow, a little burst of snow coming in during the course of the morning. 32 at bwi right now. the atmosphere certainly moistening up a bit, northeasterly wind at just about 12. and notice temperatures across town, while we're at 35 in annapolis, down to the freezing mark in easton, it's really chilly over our northwestern suburbs. 30 in eldersburg, 29 in manchester. notice on maryland's most powerful radar, down to the south of d.c., it's starting to snow and this is what's going to be pushing toward the north during the course of the morning hours. so about an hour 50 minutes away from the baltimore metro area, and this will come in as a burst of some snow through the course of this morning. not expec
a preview on december 6th, "good morning maryland," i'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle, you need to know whether you need to bundle up. >> always indeed. lynette standing by with a check of the forecast. things have churned. >> you see my hands in my pockets already. that's what you need to do this morning because it is very cold outside. the temperatures have plummeted. we're talking about the 20s in bel air this morning. 29 degrees to be exact. and as we look at chestertown that temperature coming in at 33 and 37 in towson. under mainly clear skies right now. we are under a dry sky. maryland's most powerful radar is going to stay that way as we head through time. and with that we will get plenty of sunshine in here for today. but that sunshine is not going to warm us up at all today. we are cold this morning. we will stay that way right through the day and lunchtime temperature coming in at 42 degrees. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. how are the roads looking? >>> good morning lynette. so far so good out on 95. here in white m
morning maryland," i'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle. you thought that looks pretty and then thought maybe not. here's meteorologist mike masco. >> it's chilly look at the temperatures mostly into the 30s a lot of locations. you go outside the beltway and it's coming close to freezing in reisterstown and belair road to the north maybe a little ice on the roads this morning. so just be careful of that. winds have been gusty out of the northerly direction between 10 and 20. just know a pretty chilly raw feel out there. some showers working over cecil county rogue now heading upth delaware line. winds become really gusty today. 40-mile-per-hour and for that reason a high wind advisory has been posted and yes a weekend storm potential certainly growing. we're going to detail that and show you the seven day coming up in a little bit. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >>> so take it slow this morning. be extra careful as you head out. no delays though traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel or the harbor tunnel. if you are using 695 th
'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. i hope you had had a very merry christmas or a wonderful holiday. thank you so much for joining us the day after. some of you have the day off, others are plan ong going to the mall and doing that sort of elbowing. >> get it started. >> that's right. you gotta make those returns. >> hand-to-hand combat out there. weather could play a factor. let's check in with meteorologist mike massco and see what's in store for a day that could be pretty wet. >> wintery to the north. guys, what's the etiquette on regifting, you gotta way wait a day? >> you don't do it, that's the etiquette. >> that just cleared it up for me. >> regifting is from the right hand to the left. >> let's have a chat later. 32 in town right now. nothing going on advisory wise for baltimore wise, but outside of town, carroll county, fredrick county, you're under a winter weather advisory. we're advising you that things are going to get pretty tricky, especially for travel up near hanover pike later today. temperatures, we are subfreezing right now. it's 35 in annapolis. so when we get a
. >> and i'm megan pringle. >> thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. we're going to head out live to the casino later on but in the meantime headed anywhere you need to know how the weather is going to be. here's meteorologist mike masco. >> you think linda is gambling this morning? >> absolutely. yes. >> 41 in town but outside the beltway. 36 timonium and bel air good morning to you. 35. it's a chilly morning and we do have a coastal flood advisory so fort mchenry tunnel just some minor flooding right now. port deposit near havre de grace minor flooding. so just know if you live in an area prone to bay flooding you might want to move things the higher ground. the second story this morning will be the winds and it's a high wind advisory through the course of the afternoon. as winds could gust up to 40. perhaps maybe 350 miles an hour. so it's a raw ride out there for the rest of the morning. gusty winds and then yes, a weekend storm potential and this could bring some snow. we'll talk more about that come up in just a little bit. let's talk traffic and lauren cook over at the
on this thursday, december 6th. "good morning maryland" i'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle, thank you for joining us this morning. a chilly start if you are headed out or taking the kids to the bus stop. you're definitely going to want to bundle up. >> lynette is here telling us about the change that came and another change that could possibly come. >> exactly charlie. very cold this morning and then we have another warm up on the way. so we are in a roller coaster effect but this morning you're stepping out the door. make sure you do have that heavy warm coat because we can see in reisterstown coming in at 28 degrees right now. this temperature is below average we should be at 31 for our low temperatures. and we are below freezing in millersville now. 29 degrees. look at the dew point. 17. that is some very dry air out there this morning. and this is going to continue right into the afternoon. the chilly air will as well. owings mill temperature coming in at 29. the good news is is that the winds have died down. it was a very blustery day on tap yesterday. not so much today. lots of
the beltway all the way into the city. that's a look at your traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> it is still a busy travel season. some people are trying to get home after being away for christmas. others are heading out of town for new year's. now if you have somewhere to go by plane there's a chance the flight is delayed or canceled as a result of this treacherous weather. now it happens on airlines. they will automatically rebook you to the next available flight. but because of all the weather delays, the next flight could be days away. there are a few things you can now do to increase your odds of getting on a flight. if you're unhappy with the rebooked flight, get in line. talk to a customer service rep to see if it can be changed. you can also call the airline directly or even send a tweet. you may want to consider buying a one day pass to an airline lounge and airlines usually staff lounges with some of the best ticket agents who are able to maybe find you a seat a bit faster. >>> news time right now 5:32. you vote today expand gambling back in november and today part
to towson. 11 minutes on outer loop from 795 down to 95. megan over to you. >>> this morning authorities are trying to figure out what caused a 3-car accident on 295. if you were anywhere near the area you may have heard how bad it was. the crash caused a backup yesterday afternoon on northbound 295 near route 32. three people were taken to shock trauma with nonlife- threatening injuries. still no word on their current condition or the cause of the crash. but once we find out, we will let you know. >>> a police officer is on routine leave after shooting and killing a man this happened early yesterday morning outside a shell gas station along edmonton near north bend road in baltimore county. police say the officer was making a routine patrol when he noticed a suspicious man behind the shell station. the officer asked the man to come out behind the business and that's when the swigs situation -- situation escalated. >> that man refused produced a knife and pointed it at the officer. the officer attempted to use his taser, but it was ineffective. the officer then ordered the man to drop th
story on this thursday, december 27th. "good morning maryland" i'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle. thank you for joining us. maybe you have the day off yesterday and got excited to see something falling from the sky. but it turned out to be not so pretty. >> it was nasty. mike it was nasty. out there. you were here until almost 5:00 last night. >> it was like it wouldn't end and it wouldn't turn over to rain. i mean just an interesting storm and we had a lot of sleet to the north. but the good news is today a drier day and a windy day though. temperatures this morning 41 in the stay and 37 at the airport and annapolis at 38. it's pretty cool most of the readings near the freezing mark. well to the north and to the west. notice the winds pretty busy now out of the northerly direction between 10 to 15. if that reason we have a high wind advisory through the course the day. so while it's a cloudy sky we're at 36 to 37 around the lunchtime here. we're near flirt with 40 for most of the day today but again the windchill factors feeling like it's into the 20s. there's the first
'm megan pringle. thanks for joining us. i hope you had a wonderful christmas. it is the day after which means the malls will be busy with a lot of people having returns. hopefully you have the day off, but a lot of people have to go back to work. >> we'll get a check on the weather because the weather may be playing in those plans. mike massco is in for lynette. what's going on? >> we're starting out dry across the areas. certainly a cold morning, 20s in our far norlt and western suburbs and, again, we'll probably maintain that through the course of this morning. notice of winter weather advisory towards the north and west of the city, out towards carroll county and fredrick county. a wintery mix moving in during the course of the mornings and the afternoon. right now it's clear over the north of the state, but a couple hundred miles to the south and west of us. notice in about three hours we're going to start to see this batch of precipitation moving in and it will start as snow in a lot of spots. a burst of snow first, it goes over to the rain for the city as we head into the midday h
'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle. thank you for joining us. it is not like it has been the rest of the week. >> no. >> so if you haven't stepped outside yet or taken the dog out for a walk, be prepared. you're going to need a coat. >> exactly a shock to the system. if you're not listening in this morning. megan because we have some very cold temperatures out there. and we are different because we are dry today. and it's going to stay that way as we look at maryland's most powerful radar. as of now, the dry weather is here. and it is here to stay for a little while. we will have some change in the forecast. but the bigger story? the temperatures. it's cold. look at the 26 degrees in glenelg right now. 31 catonsville and 32 arnold. we are going to have those winds out of the northwest light in nature about 5 to 10 miles an hour throughout the day. and it won't be as blustery as it was yesterday but this is what you can expect by lunchtime. 42 degrees. lots of sunshine in the forecast. but the sunshine really not going to warm us up as we go into the afternoon. 3:00, 44. cold degre
. that's a look at your traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> getting home from the christmas holiday has been no easy task all thanks to the weather. by air winter storms have caused a number of delays and cancellations. and at least 1500 flights were canceled on wednesday. and so far, close to 200 have been called off today. but by road, that was certainly no easier. abc's brandi hitt has that story. >> reporter: a deadly winter storm has dropped massive amounts of snow from arkansas up through the midwest to illinois and indiana. the powerful system is now a nor'easter with strong winds and even more snow. >> we tried the get out of the parking spot and we're spinning in circles. >> reporter: the storms also spawned rare december tornadoes along the gulf coast. mobile, alabama was hard hit leaving many without power. >> the power went out and we could hear it coming and we ran and jumped into the bathtub. >> reporter: the storms also having a devastating effect on postholiday travel. people trytology find their way home are finding canceled flights and treacherous driving c
's christmas eve morning. i am megan pringle. charley has the day off but lynette charles is here and a lot of people are heading out to the malls or somewhere downtown in the community and they want to know how warm do they have to dress? >> and i am one of those people i hate to say. we all need to bundle up this morning. the temperatures are cold. and i say bundle up because once you get to the mall you will want to take off the coat when you roll up your sleeves to do the last-minute shopping. 30 in glenelg millersville at 27 and pylesville at 29. and as we check out maryland's most powerful radar, we are dry for right now. i have all five sweeps on and we are scanning the skies. throughout the day we will have light rain push in and we could see snow mainly off toward the north and west. so this is how to plan your day accordingly. we have the planner here and temperatures by 8:00 coming in at 31. and still dry as we go into the lunchtime it's quite brisk out there. 39 degrees the high temperature for today is 40 degrees. and coming in below average because we should be at 43 degrees f
for joining us on this thursday morning. i'm megan pringle. >> and i'm charlie crowson. weather-wise, it's got to be great for that lighting ceremony. beginning to feel a lot like holidays. after a bit of a reprieve earlier this week. >> yes it's always chilly every year when they have that lighting. you see the people bundled up. >> that's a great thing. >> it is a great thing. >> it's supposed to be. >> exactly. that's what we have for the morning as well guys. bundle up out and about. look at the 20s from ellicott city 29 degrees. the winds out of the northwest at about 5 miles an hour. this will persist throughout the day. we won't be as windy as we were yesterday. that's some good news especially on that northwesterly breeze. we would really be feeling that windchill today. but that's not going to be the case. maryland's most powerful radar is dry right now. yes we have some cold temperatures but we will get lots of sunshine in here. the only caveat with that is that that sunshine really in the going to warm the temperatures -- not going to warm the temperatures up even as we go into the
thanks for being with us and good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. we will start with weather. foggy yesterday and that's the case all day and it's a little foggy this morning too but not as bad hopefully as yesterday. what's going on. >> you two you are right yesterday we had widespread deeps fog and we had a dense fog advisory that's not the case this morning. 's. although the -- although the fog is bag in some areas it's dense patchy fog across the area. noid the widespread like -- it's not widespread like yesterday but you need to take it easy put a lot of distance between you and the vehicle in front of you. and have the low beams on n terms of wet weather, we are not seeing it. yesterday morning, we got the rain even this morning we had the rain and things are diminishing. we only will scan the skies for today and once again, temperatures are going to be above average. we are looking at upper 40s in elkton to bel air. let's check the traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning. as you mentioned, we are dealing with areas of dense fog so be careful. t
to 70. megan and charley over to you. >>> it's going to be another heart breaking day in newtown connecticut as family and friends get ready to say final good-byes to two innocent children. today two 6-year-old james mattioli and jessica rekos will be laid to rest. james family says he loves baseball and basketball and swimming and wrestling. he and his big sister were the best of friends. and jessica rekos their parents have been talking about their angel and say it's bringing them tiny moments of comfort. they say they are going to talk to her every day and make sure that her brother knows what an amazing girl she was. jessica's parents remember their daughter as a little girl with an enormous heart. her parents say that she loved horseback riding and they were getting her cowboy boots for christmas. >> they will be the second pair of angels laid to rest. family and friends say final good-byes and did yesterday to two boys. two 6 years old jack pinto and noah pozner will laid to rest. know' mother spoke at the funeral -- noah's mother spoke at the funeral. >> reporter: the firs
was in the brownies that made every body:30 thanks for joining us i am megan prinkeling. charley is -- pringle charley crowson is off we want to apology normally we are on at 4:30 and the first ones to do it in baltimore but this morning we suffered major technical difficulties and apologize for that and hope it didn't inconvenience you in anyway. we are back on the air and happy to bring you news weather and traffic so let's start off with weather because it's a big story this morning. in fact, kent county schools are on a 90 minute delay due to the fog this morning. what else is going on. >> we have drizzle out there. it's going to be dreary day. widespread fog across the area. and a dense fog advisory that is in effect until 9. you can see it for the areas here shaded in the gray color. this is our viewing area. and even once the fog advisory expires we will deal with fog across the area this morning. it is going to take a while for it to get out of here. let's talk about what's going on in terms of married's mother -- maryland's most powerful radar. we are looking at dry conditions but what you ar
. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> he's only 59 years old and already he has had four strokes. >> now michael brandy is walking across the united states in honor of stroke survivors everywhere. brandy will arrive in baltimore today. he's passing through the city on his way from maine to miami. brandy's mission is to raise awareness for the early warning signs of stroke. he hopes his efforts will also bring those recovering from strokes a little bit more hope. brandy who does walk with a cane has already gone 800 miles since october 1st. the walk isn't the first time brandy has taken on this type of an adventure. video and pictures from the past trips. >> in 2010 he walked from newport beach, california all the way to washington, d.c.. last year, he walked from san diego to seattle. we'll be watching him. >>> the neighborhoods surrounding johns hopkins university may soon be getting the makeover. today the president of the college and the mayor will be on hand for the announce. the new plan comes after last year's homewood community partners initiative. it brought together community me
, megan, in the past when you see the rockets take off, the rockets you see would just break apart and never be used again. they're going to recycle them. >> it's going to change everything. pretty cool. >>> sorry, massachusetts, it's not going to happen. >> no doubt some people are disappointed about an oscar winner, not going to be leaving your state anytime soon. we'll tell you why ben affleck says he is not running for senate. >>> plus jessica simpson uses twitter to make an official announcement. of course if you read the tweet, you said i already knew that. >>> i'm meteorologist mike massco. this is our interactive radar. you can get it on the google play store and also the i-tune store. some rain and snow moving into the area. it's 33 right now and it's snowing to beat the band in the south. >>reporter: well, mike, the snow is making its way right up 95 right now. i'll let you know what traffic looks like on the beltway and 83 coming up on "good morning maryland." it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and
in that area but four minutes southbound from route 43 down to the beltway. megan and charley over to you. >>> people living. >> newtown connecticut are trying to pick up the pieces of their lives after friday's horrific shooting. >> this morning most children will return to school for the first time since that tragic day. but for those who attend sandy hook elementary they are not going to class just yet. hundreds of teachers and staff spent yesterday meet with national experts on children and bereavement and they had meetings with state mental health counselors newtown public schools will open two hours late this morning. >>> as for the sandy hook community when school reopens for those students, they will be relocated at a different building. it's still unclear when school for those kids will resume. 20 children and 6 adults from sandy hook elementary were killed on try. >> and two were killed friday will be laid to rest today. >> the family and friends will say final good-byes to 6-year- old james and 6-year-old jessica. jessica's family is dealing with the pain by talking about their
megan pringle. charley has the delay off -- day off but lynn yitette is here and it's a chilly start but no white christmas anyway. just cold. >> it's cold but we have a system he that's going to workits way in here. i am going to talk about that in a second budget talk yo talked about the cold temperatures and that's what we are seeing this morning. 26 degrees in perry hall and elkton at 25. 31 in bel air. really bundle up as you head out and about doing the last minute christmas shopping. do that dress in layers because when you get into the mall you will want to take it off. maryland's most powerful radar is dry but we will see showers in the forecast. and as we head into the evening time frame we could be seeing a little wintery mix. all that information is coming up later. but this is how you plan your day. lunchtime temperatures at 39. let's check abc 2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning merry christmas eve. if you are getting an early head start no problems enterstate 70. nice and clear from columbia pike all the way over to 695. and the beltway no d
. >>> good wednesday morning, i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. here are a few of your top stories today. a police officer is involved in a deadly shooting in carroll county. police say they were called to tawnytown for a report of a man smashing the windows of a truck with a hammer. when they arrived, they asked the man to put the hammer down, but they kept walking toward him. that's when one officer fired, reportedly hitting the man. he's been identified as 26-year- old edward becker. >>> in glen burnie a man is dead. he was shot while break breaking into a business. he broke into the arundel coin shop on sunday morning. he was fighting with an quee and that's when he was shot. medics pronounced him dead at the scene. that case still under investigation. >>> time for a check of the forecast. things could get messy out there, here's meteorologist mike masso. >> notice on maryland's most powerful radar showing the flurries developing from annapolis, all of anne arundel county down towards buoy and this is pushing to the north, right along i-95 during the course of your day today.
of oats. make your day bunches better. >>> good thursday morning, i'm megan pringle. >> and i'm charlie crowson. here are a few open the stop story -- of the top stories for today. across the u.s., including here at bwi. yesterday dudsen of flights were delayed or canceled and we're already starting to see some cancellations in the early morning hours at the airport. >>> the state highway administration is asking that you leave your house a little later this morning because they want to give crews extra time to properly treat the roads. crews spent much of yesterday salting the streets and they're hoping to make it safe as you hit the roads. we're going to check in with more somewhere just a bit but first over to mike masco and find out the weather. >> certainly cold out there megan. take a look temperatures ranging between 33 manchester and 41 in the city and again gusty winds will be the theme to the forecast today. with the winds feeling like it's 23 in hagerstown to the city down to easton 38 degrees. those are the real feel temperatures. eventually get to 39 degrees today and cloud
on this friday i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. big story not only the ravens playing in cincinnati but weather in baltimore. >> a lot of people will be traveling on the road so we will find out what to expect but first let's go over to mike masco to see what to look out for. >> we have snow coming our way. into the 30s 40 up towards the north and west. right around the freezing mark and a northwesterly wind feeling like it's into the 20s in many locations. looing at bel air feeling likeit's 24. cecil county a winter weather advisory that will be expanded into the sit ye. -- city. we will talk about the storm and break into snow totals but first traffic maps to see what's going on the roads. lauren cook is the gal to do it. >> reporter: i will be with you tomorrow as well. >> oh man we are all here. >> reporter: 95 nice and clear just 14 minutes to travel from the beltway into the city. and 695 in great shape. no problem from parkville to towson and looking live outside here the west side of the beltway also going to be free of delays. no problems from liberty road to route 40 and u
morning i am charley croweson. >> i am megan pringle. the weather has been the story because we have seeing wild weather and it's been cold. >> some of that is coming up for the weekend. mike masco is standing by to let us know how bad it could be getting. >> we will see a couple inches of snow across the area. today not a problem a few clouds in the afternoon. glen burnie at 35. around the freezing mark in reisterstown and manchester 28 degrees. and here we go winter weather advisories over the northern tier close to the p.a. line into tomorrow. we are expecting advising that this storm over the tennessee valley will run into cold air and produce a snow event. look at future trend look good during the course of the morning hours. we expect the snow to break out a little after 8 in the morning or 6 in the morning rather and that will take you into your morning hours and early afternoon hours as we go into tomorrow. we are going to show you a snowfall accumulation map coming up in a little bit. we will show you traffic right now lauren cook is the person to do that. hey lauren. >> rep
side an 11 minute ride on outer loop from 795 to 95. that's the traffic now megan over to you. >>> the tragedy at sandy hook elementary has put a renewed focus on gun control laws and with that debate heating up, the nra president stood firm on the organization stance that gun control legislation is not the answer for stopping violencech the group has been cite sized after the -- criticized for the statement last week pushing for armed guards in every school. in response, to the newtown shooting. but it made no mention of gun control. >> the fact that something is misused whether it's a baseball bat or mass killing at a school or a ax or a knife doesn't mean you ban the baseball bats. what it means is you protect the innocent on the one hand and try to keep weapons out of the hands of those who are likely to commit such crimes. >> he goes onto say he doesn't support a ban on semiautomatic weapons like the kind that was used at shooting at sandy hook elementary school. nra has been criticized as being tone deafization make the statement. we are hearing from local politician who
>>> good monday morning it's 5:hundred i am megan pringle. we want to let you know we are experiencing some technical problems which is why we weren't on at 4:30 and we have engineers work on the problems keeping us from bringing you a normal news broadcast we normally do. our main focus is to keep you informed and safe. that being said, the weather and the traffic are two big stories and we will give you a weather report and traffic send you back to programming as we work on this. stay with us this morning because we could be up in to the normal programming at any point. i will send you to lynette charles who will tell you that it's foggy out there. >> you are right. that's what we are dealing with. we have a dense fog advisory that is in effect until 9 this morning. and we can see it for the entire viewing area. so as you head out the door, this morning, this is widespread dense fog. not that patchy fog that we have been used to seeing. right now temperatures are coming in at 44 degrees in perry hall and glenelg and 43 in bel air. other spots around sparrows point an
. megan mcgrath is at the ellipse with a preview of the big ceremony. >> you can see the tree over my shoulder here. it's all decorateding the lights are on, but of course it hasn't been lit yet. they won't be doing that until shortly after 5:00 tonight. this is the 90th annual lighting of the christmas tree, a tradition that was started in 1903. the video that you're seeing here, this was actually from last year's tree lighting. this year, though, folks can expect a few different things. we've got a couple changes here. first of all, the stage has been changed and the location of the stage has been changed as well. they basically shifted it 90 degrees. so you've got this really pretty backdrop now. you've got the tree immediately to the left of the stage and then to the left of that, you have the white house itself, which of course during the time of the big event tonight will be all lit up. so very beautiful backdrop here. also, the host this year is actor neil patrick harris. and we've got a star-studded lineup. what can we expect in terms of musical performances? take a listen. >>
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megan and charley over to you. >>> to quote elvis the littlest conversation and more action is what we need and that's what we need out of washington. we are standing on the edge of a fiscal cliff and it appears law makers are not too quick to offer a safety net. sandra endo is in washington with the latest on the developing story and sandra, it does seem like this is all talk and no action right now doesn't it. >> reporter: that's right. and there's only a few days left in this year to get anything done and that's why president obama has called the top four congressional leaders to the white house this afternoon for a closed-door meeting charley. and he wants to try to figure out a way to end this fiscal cliff stalemate but you hear the rhetoric being talked about on capitol hill, among leaders, republicans and democrats are still pointing the blame at each other for not getting this deal done. and for the lack of progress. so still no movement yet and there's only a few days to go to a get anything done. charley. >> you know let's go to what was said yesterday we talk about harry rei
out for a disabled car at liberty road. and altogether 13 minutes to travel from 795 down to 95. megan and charley over to you. >>> by now you made the purchases and are look for stock stuffers. >> candy canes chocolate and those are the regular stayels that go in there but they can ruin your child's diet. i know no kid want to hear this but a registered dietitian suggest packages of dried fruit instead. >> what? >> granola trail mix that works. you can also replace the fast- food gift certificates with what she calls healthy bucks. >> what they can could is -- do is work up to the things by make healthy decisions. when your child tries to be activity reward them with a healthy buck dollar and everyone time they get a healthy buck they are earning their way to getting the prize on their wish list. >> you know yesterday i saw a 2 pound reese's cup. >> keep that out of the christmas stocking. two pound? >> two pound. >> that dietitian goes onto say that things increase the activity levels like granola and fruit and a workout dvd for kids make them for children or a pedometer. just someth
. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic megan and charley over to you. >> it will be another day of -- a wake will be held for one of the sandy hook teachers. we have the latest. >> reporter: newtown is perforring a grim task. parents are -- performing a grim task. parents are doing what they shouldn't noah pozner was eulogized as a boy who liked animals video games and mexican food. an onlooker collapsed. inside the funeral his mother moved everyone to tears with the stories. >> she told them i love you. >> reporter: another funeral for jack pinto also 6. >> it was sad. just sad heavy hearted. >> reporter: jack loved the new york giants and his favorite player victor cruz wore his name on the cleats during sunday's game. >> to have my jersey and to be his favorite flare and -- player so much they want to bury him with it it was unreal and i said i was honored. >> reporter: there's so many pain for all close to a friday's shooting. connecticut governor malloy wiped away tears recalling the moment he informed parents their children died. and now he will attend so many funerals. >>
a great weekend. thanks for joining us on i am megan pringle. charley crowson is off and there are delays this morning. tal bort county and queen annes county on a 90 minute delay because of the fog. >> we have a dense fog advisory until 9 this morning. wouldn't be surprised if the fog advisory is extended because we are talking about visibility less than a quarter of a mile in a lot of spots. we can see the gray shading for entire viewing area. be prepared as you get out there. we are looking at slow travel times and lauren will give you that coming up. but maryland's most powerful radar, we are dry and at least that's what it look like but we have drizzle out there to talk about this morning as well. once that sun comes up, we are going to be dealing with a dreary look day and we will have the chance for showers to move in as well and also we have a warm front that's going to move through the area. that's going to warm the temperatures up but we will have a cold front slicing through the area as well. and that's going to make for difficult times as well. because there's a chance for thu
understand how that happens. >> reporter: it was 7:30 when megan says her water broke. the contractions were a minute and a half apart as she and her husband hit the road from their 25-mile drive from their home. >> when we got to naperville road i told him there was a foot hanging o out and he didn't believe me and i reached and there was toes. >> reporter: it was going to be a breech birth. chad pulled off, their 21-month- old daughter ava was in the backseat of mom. macy was born in minutes but she wasn't in the clear. >> the umbilical cord was wrapped around her neck twice. training just kicked in. >> reporter: macy wasn't breathing and so chad laid her down on the shoulder of the expressway. >> i had to imp vise in removing the mucous from the airway and i had to do that by mouth. >> when she started breathing were both like she's breathing, it was like this elation. >> reporter: soon an ambulance arrived to take the family to good samaritan hospital where megan and macy are doing just fine. >> this is the best gift i got this christmas without a doubt. >> reporter: it's breathtaking, i
week so e- mail -- actually this week e- mail yours to pix@wmar.com. megan over to you. >> thanks lauren. >>> it was not your typical garage sale. people looking for a barkin got the chance -- bargain got a chance to buy stuff from aledgened. bob hope's family sold off his belongings. more will be up for auction nextyear. he died in 2003 at the age of 100 years old. >>> well, it turns out that agent 0 07 is on top. skyfall worked its way back to number one with the weekend box office. it brought in 11 million dollars bringing the ticket sales right now to 261 million dollar. rise of the guardians took second place and that movie raked in about 10 1/2 million bucks after dominating for three weeks. those notorious vampires settled for third place. the twilight saga breaking dawn part 2 brought in 9.2 million dollars. >>> 20ments away from 7 this morning -- we are 20 minutes away from 7 this morning and he is a former astronaut and why mark kelly is making a stop in baltimore. he worked his 200 acre field into a special message. how a minor mistake almost ruined the surprise for his
. thanks for joining us i am megan pringle. charley has the day off and hopefully he is sleeping in because it's good sleep in weather. here's meteorologist lynette charles to tell you what to expect for today. >> you need that extra blanket on the bed. you are waking up this morning and going shopping i know a lot of you procrastinators but bundle up as you head out. look at temperatures in hereford at 31. very dry air in place. dew points in the mid to low 20s this morning. 31 right now in glen burnie and our last stop in west friendship at 31 as well. as we see maryland's most powerful radar, it's dry. we have all five sweeps on and scanning the skies and right now, nothing to see or behold. but going into afternoon and evening we will see wet weather moving in and some of that could become a wintery mix as we head throughout the day. speaking of heading throughout the day this is the planner for you lunchtime temperatures coming in at 39 degrees. let's check the traffic withlauren cook good morning. >> good morning. traveling in howard county this morning, everything is nice and clear o
immmdiately went intoolockdown. megan gilliland is livv in &peast ballimore with the lates this morning. good morning guyy,policeesay a women carrying a cake and balloons... walked up to thee front of the school here delivery for her ssster.but building....we'rr told she did protocol.instead of going to year ld wooan went to the sse was carrying a kniff. when - she was confronted by a schhoo administrator she used the knife... o cut him on his hands.immediately... the schooo went into lockkown. as you can immginn... parents wereefrantic. (parent) "its ridiculous something needs to happen aad coming off the incident inn newtown any parenn ann real parent is going to be coocerned about whats going on far as their child" uildinggas no students were hurt during the city ock up tonight school is expected to open on schedule here this morning.but still a lot of unansweredd pueetiins about safeey... we'll have ore n that part of tte story coming up next half hour.iim megan gillilaad, pox45 morning news. &pii light of last week's elementary school... dick's sporting ggods is pplliig automatic r
about. fans are celebrating what could be a magical run in the post season. newses 4's megan mcgrath has more. >> what a game it was. it's the talk of the town. take a look at the headline. playoffs. another one here. riding rookies to the playoffs. it was definitely a night for the rookies. did a phenomenal job. a night for the fans. a sweet victory over a huge rival, dallas. now the fans are waiting for what's next. all high fives and smiles for redskins fans this morning. at the green belt metro they are still celebrating. ♪ hail victory >> playoffs! >> love this so much. rg-iii. special teams. everyone came to play. >> it is a daunting task. the redskins did it winning seven straight games to become the division champion. making it all the sweeter. the fact that they beat dallas and that prompted a few victory dances. >> i really enjoyed that game. the way they came back and spanked the cowboys. >> i talked to the tv first. i said, if i stay up, you guys better win. i stayed up the whole time. it was me. i helped them. i was the # 12th man from my living room. >> nothing but praise
. news 4's megan mcgrath has been talking to fans all morning. she's live in green belt. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, richard. a lot of excited fans here at this metro station. you got to consider that this season did not get off to the greatest start. but then the redskins started to turn things around and then yesterday they won their seventh in a row clinching the nfc east title. the first time since 1999. of course, making it all the sweeter is that this victory was over arch-rival dallas. talking to folks at the green belt metro station, you can imagine they're over the moon and they have high expectations. >> i thought it was a great game. i was a little bit surprised rg3 didn't seem as mobile as he normally was. morris had 200-yard day. it was a great day for a great rookie. >> i love it. rg3 is phenomenal. he's phenomenal. he was the missing piece in -- more than the missing piece. he was just great. >> it was a fantastic game last night. morris did his thing. rg3 did his thing. >> extremely well, yeah. definitely they will win the super bowl. i wish them al
yesterday, no, i understand how -- now i understand how that happens. >> reporter: megan martinez said her water broafnlgt soon, the contractions were a meant and a half aapartment she and her husband hit the road for the 25-minute drive. eye told him there was a foot reaching out. i reached down land there were toes. >> reporter: it was going to be a breached birth. he pulled over. their 20-month-old daughter ava was in the back seat. macy was born with the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck twice. >> training kicked in. >> reporter: chad laid her down. >> i had to improvise in removing the mucus from the airway. i actually had to do that by mouth. >> once she started breathing, oh, my god, she's breathing. >> reporter: soon pan ambulance arrived to take -- an ambulance arrived to take them to the hospital. >> this was the best gift i got this christmas, without a doubt. >> it's very honoring. it's breath taking, just overwhelming. >> wow, great story. we're checking out a special new year's eve celebration. it's just for kids. that story is at 6:00, which starts right now. >>> it loo
on that part - pf the story commng up next half ouu.i'' megan gilliland, & fox45 mornnng news. 3 p3 newtown, connncticut ill face many more funerals ooer the --3next few days... as christmas approaches. as natisha lance explains... students other thaa those who attend sannyy hook elementary... are pttrting to return to class this morning... as a community rocked by tragedy... tries o find someenormalcy. 3 3 the first funerals were heldd monnay or victims of friday's shooting at sandy hook -3 elemennary. two six-yeaa-olds jack pinto and oah pozner were lliidto rest... hose who attended noahhs funeral say his mother's words about her belovee llttle oy were poignant. "hee as very ood boy and when she told him 'i love you' hhssanswer as 'not as muchhas i ovv you.' and -3 that was his coostant ansser a dry eye when the mother passion, tremendous feeling -3 and i think everrone was touched." family and friends alsooremembered little jack pinto. a budding wrestler... mann of jack's friends arrived at his funeraa weaaing newtown -3 wrestling sweatshir
it back over to megan and charlie. >>> a breakthrough treatment for alzheimer's may be here. doctors at johns hop kins are trying a way of treating the disease. they are implanting a pace maker in the chest to simulate the brain. so far they say the finds have been positive. >> what we're hoping to see is improved memory and that people don't decline as fast as they would without the treatment. >> and the device is being used to treat parkinson's disease. using a pace make ser in in the experimental stage and appeared to slow the progression of the disease for people in the early stages of the illness. >>> and she was trying to get her shopping done but her bundle of joy had other plans. >> the role a police officer took on to bring a new life into the world. >>> two people are dead trying to rip off a house. what they found when they showed up at the crime scene. what it looks like coming up on good morning maryland. >>> the bodies of two girls who disappeared in july have been found. and hunters discovered the bodies of the two girls in a wooded area on wednesday afternoon. they w
the life of an elderly man in baltimore county.two fire fighters were plso innured. injured.megan giililand is streaming now on the scene right now with the latest at this hour. good morning guys, guys, 3 3 3 3 an scaped inmate áand áa suspect chase cause two city yesterday.police are searching for this man..... 25 year old travis lee wildes.he was last seen arouud 12:15, wedneday afternoon... after walking away from a prison work detail. while police were loooing for wildes.... a similar scene was playynggout across town.... a drug suspect being chased y officers ran inside collington square elementary school.parents showed up at both schools.... anxious for answers. 38:21 they said the children were fine ouucan take your kids out. then they said the &pboy ran and ran back out. they're not calling anyone or telling them nothing. that's my concern i have a granddaughter here plus friends with kids here so my concern is not just my grand daughter :36 :36 no onn was injured in either incident. at last pheck.... both suspects are still on the loose, right now. an elementary school stude
... investigattrs are still on the scene trying to figuueeout what happpned. hhppened.megan gilliland is a look at the damage left behind. good morning guys, guys, 3 in: once we broughh ire in: once we brought fire under ctrl out: priot to moving sceee out of house house 3 3&gunfire rings out at st. joseeh medical center. baltimore countt police say hospital workers were treatiig a needle hidden in his clothes. the prisoner allegedly grabbed &pa worker... before getting into a struggle with an officer who was suppooed to be guarding him.that's when the officer's gun discharged.other officees eventually cameeto help gee the prisoner under control.no one was hurt. suspecttchase cause two city schools to go oo lockdown, yest. yesterday.police are earchinn for this man..... 25 year old seen around 12:15, wedneday las afternoon... aftee walking away from a prison work detail. while policeewere looki similaa scene was playing out &pacross town.... a drug suspec being chased by offiiers ran inside colllngton square elementaay school.parentt showed up ttboth schools.... anxious for answers. 38:21 th
't believe their team is in the playoffs, especially after starting 3-. megan mcgrath is talking to fans in green belt this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it was a daunting task. redskins had to win seven in a row. that's what they did clinching the nfc east title. the first time since 1999. now, making this victory all the sweeter is the fact that it came over arch-rival dallas. a lot of fans very, very happy about that. now, we've been here in green belt talking to folks, talking to fans who stayed up o watch that game and as you would imagine, they are over the moon and nothing but good things to say about their team and what the future holds. >> it was a fantastic game last night. morris did his thing. rg3 did his thing. i'm just really excited. i hope that they do go and hail redskins. >> what did you think of that game? >> i loved it. i loved the outcome of it. i hope they go all the way. >> and we're hearing nothing but but praise for rg3 and alfred morris, the rookies who helped make it happen. the redskins take on the seahawks next sunday at fedex field. repor
. megan mccorchal has more on what happened. >> reporter: the prisoner turned on the hospital staff and the officer that was guarding him. >> reporter: police cars flood the entrance to the emergency room at university of maryland st. joseph medical center. >> a police officer and the prison got into a scuffle. >> reporter: fellow officers rushed to help that female officer. the officer was guarding a prisoner who had been take ton the e.r. for medical attention, but a hospital staffer noticed something wrong. >> at some point, one of the hospital staff people discovered that the prisoner had a needle of some sort hidden in his clothing. >> reporter: the man then grabbed a hospital staffer. that's when the officer stepped in and the prisoner tried to grab her gun. a shot was fired into the wall. >> the officer discharge pepper spray in an attempt to subdue the prisoner. >> reporter: backup officers warmed the hospital and got the suspect under control. >> reporter: during the investigation, the hospital restricted vehicle access to the e.r., blo
around 49 degrees. we will have the patchy fog late and 42. and megan asked if you need the coat, not, not so much. 63 tomorrow. we will be above average. the forecast. the football forecast battle of the beltway. cloudy and a chance of showers for that game. and the 7 day forecast is like that keeping the showers around sunday and monday. temperatures moving in for tuesday. >> ravens or redskins. >> dah! ravens. >> and if you are traveling in baltimore county. we have a crash to tell you about and this is right on york road and 83 nice and clear as you make the drive to 695. we have an accident in rosedale on philadelphia road at golden ring road if you are losing 95 and white marsh. this is what it looks like. it is going to be congested a ride from root 24 to the beltway. that's a 16 minute delay. and speeds at 32 miles per hour if you are heading to the tunnel a four minute delay now from the beltway into the city. >> here is a look at 695. and inner loop nice and clear. the outer loop starting to pick up. here at harford road a 13 minute ride from 95 up to 83. over to you. >>> a
on the national christmas tree. >> crowds are starting to gather at the ellipse right now. megan mcgrath checked out the events leading up to tonight's big ceremony. >> reporter: one final rehearsal before the big show. among the star-studded lineup, "american idol" winner phillip phillips. also performing, the fray. singer isaac fray said he was stunned when president barack obama first approached him about coming to washington. >> i was here for an event, and the president said, let me get you up here to play a song. i said, okay. >> reporter: this is the 90th annual lighting of the national christmas tree. the tradition started by president calvin coolidge continues tonight as president barack obama and his family flip the switch. while the spirit of the evening is the same, the audience may notice some changes. first of all, the stage has been moved. >> the back drop, i mean, it is accentuated by the tree. and the white house. the executive office building. you know, really showcases many of the great monuments and features we have down here in president's park. >> reporter: and the tree its
of hours, the first family will flip the switch to the giant blue spruce. megan mcgrath is there where crews are getting ready for the ceremony. the tradition started in 1923 and never gets old. >> reporter: never gets old and it's ever changing. there are a lot of changes this year. you can see the national christmas tree, the lights are on, the ornaments are on. it didn't lit. it will happen later on tonight. shortly after 5:00, the president and his family will flip the switch. the performers are doing their thing. they are tweaking the stage lights. we have heard the singers and musicians practicing. getting in one last rehearsal to make sure it's perfect for today's big show. ♪ rue doll the red nosed reindeer ♪ >> reporter: one final performance before the show. phillip phillips, the "american idol" winner. also performing, the fray. ♪ >> reporter: the singer says he was stunned when president barack obama approached him about coming to washington. >> i was here for an event and the president said hey, we got to get you up here to play a song. i'm like okay. mikhail enradar
christmas tree. this year's event included several star-studded acts. megan now with a preview of the big event. >> reporter: this is the 90th annual lighting of the christmas tree. this started in 1923 with calvin coolidge and that tradition continuing today, with lots of things that are new this year. you see the stage brand-new. the orientation of the stage is new as well. it's got kind of an interesting perspective. you see the tree to the left of the stage, and then you also see the white house. they switched things up a little bit. we also have a new tree this year. i'm joined by scott tucker with the national park service. talk about the tree itself. because that's the highlight of this event. what happened? we have a new tree. >> we do have a new tree. back in president's day weekend of 2011, the wind storm came through d.c. and snapped the tree that was planted in 1978. we transplanted a new tree because the national christmas tree is a live, living tree. we transplanted in one in march of 2011. that one didn't make it. and so this year, roughly a month ago, october of this year,
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